Support Worker Apprentice

West Midlands, Wolverhampton
Posted 1 month ago

This is a full time post, with the right candidate working as part of a team, helping to provide 24 hour residential care for people living with dementia. Working within an experienced team, you would be expected to work shifts with some weekends on and off. The Apprentice will play an important team role in the day-to-day planning, organisation and smooth running of the shift, to ensure all daily task and objectives are met.

You will gain experience in a working environment, and learn how to communicate with nurses, Doctors and other visiting professional bodies.

Duties to include:

  • Assisting the residents in all daily tasks
  • Activity duties
  • Personal care duties
  • Taking telephone calls
  • Filling out relevant documentation
  • Offering assistance to clients
  • Clinical and general cleaning

Working week

Varying shifts, 30+ hours weekly.

Total hours per week: 30.00

Desired skills

  • Organised
  • Good timekeeping
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will have friendly and compassionate personality. Candidates will need to have a mature attitude and be able to remain calm in difficult situations.

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade C/4 or equivalent qualifications in English and Maths are essential for this role.

About the Employer

Coton Care comprises two homes for the elderly in Wolverhampton, providing en-suite rooms for general care and specialist Dementia Care. Our aim is to provide a safe and caring environment for our residents, providing each resident with a person-centred care plan. Our homes have an impeccable reputation for a high standard of care, and friendly and personal service. If you are looking for a superb place to retire or need a little extra help in your day-to-day activities, you can rely on the staff at Coton House and Coton Grange to take care of you.

Things to consider

Candidates will need to pass a DBS check to start the role.

Job Features

Job CategoryCare Support, Health and Social Care
Job IndustryHealthcare
Salary/Rate:£144.30/per week
Start Date:June 2022
Expected duration12 months
Job Reference:VAC001826829
Apprenticeship Standard:Adult Care Level 2
Training Provider:PTP Training Limited

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